On June 10 at approximately 5 p.m., Nacogdoches
DPS troopers responded to a two vehicle crash involving two 2009 Chevrolet pickups
on US 259 about one mile North of Central Heights. The preliminary crash
investigation indicates the southbound 2009 Chevrolet truck drove over into the
northbound inside lane of US 259 and struck the second 2009 Chevrolet head-on.
The driver of the southbound Chevrolet was identified as Alberto Rodriguez
Pinones, 64, from Kilgore, TX. The driver of the northbound Chevrolet was
identified as Claudia Ibarra Olvera, 25, from Cushing, TX. Pinones was
transported to Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital for treatment. Olvera was
transported to ETMC-Tyler by life flight and is reportedly in stable condition. This
crash remains under investigation.